The Toyota Mirai: the first mass-produced fuel-cell family car. Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

Incentives and supports: terms commonly uttered by lobbyists for loss-making industries claiming their endeavours involve a social service and not sim(...)

Sci-fi styling for Lexus’ small car concept.

Looking like a cross between a moon buggy and The Predator (will it have you running to ‘get to da choppa?’) the Lexus LF-SA is our first look at the (...)

Volkswagen was back on top as the best-selling new car brand by the end of February. Last month Toyota took the lead on the German giant.

The sales of new cars in Ireland grew by 24 per cent in February, compared to the same period last year, bringing the total sales gain over 2014 to 28(...)

Lamborghini Aventador SV packs a 760hp punch.

If you had to pick a word to sum up this year’s Geneva motor show, I think it would be one-upmanship. Is that two words, technically? Perhaps it is, b(...)

Will anything generate more Geneva headlines than Ferrari’s gorgeous 488 GTB?

There are physically bigger shows (Frankfurt and its roller-skate-friendly hall sizes for instance) and there are shows that arguably have more influe(...)

Judge Donagh McDonagh decided not to impose a prison sentence on James Lordan because he said the incident had occurred due to a momentary lapse of concentration. Photograph: Reuters

A learner drive whose friend sustained a brain injury in a crash avoided a jail sentence today. James Lordan (20) of Dunmanway, Co Cork pleaded guilty(...)

Shane Fitzgerald (22), Newmarket, Co Cork is charged with dangerous driving causing the death of Paudie O’Leary (42) on July 1st, 2012. Photograph: Domnick Walsh.

The body of a long-distance cyclist who had gone on out early in July 2012 to train for the annual Ring of Kerry charity cycle was found six hours lat(...)

Avensis update is also low-key but there is the new BMW-developed 1.6-litre diesel.

It will, theoretically, be a quiet Geneva motor show for Toyota next week. The world’s largest car maker (and according to Fortune magazine, now the w(...)

AIB  has become the bank the eighth sponsor of the GAA’s All-Ireland football championship. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The commercial deal between AIB and the GAA, which was unveiled at Croke Park yesterday, makes the bank the eighth sponsor of the All-Ireland footbal(...)

One in 20 new Irish cars sold since 1999 has been a Ford Focus.

If you wanted to choose a new car launch that actually makes more of a difference to more of the people, then it’s this one. Aston Martins and Ferrari(...)